Martin van Creveld calls out the cowards in Europe

Marchers: Refugees are not dangerous

Summary: Horrific changes are taking place in Europe. As is so often the case, journalists suppress the news in America. But somethings cannot be hidden forever. Among those speaking out is Martin van Creveld, one of this generation's most distinguished historians. This powerful and disturbing article sounds an alarm -- one which Europe is unlikely … Continue reading Martin van Creveld calls out the cowards in Europe

Martin van Creveld: even in Hell, Hitler has news for us

Summary: Hitler in Hell is one of the most important books of the year. As America drifts to fascism, we must understand what happened to Germany. Books like this can help us avoid taking a dark path like they did. It can happen here, in some form.   The fall of Germany to fascism was … Continue reading Martin van Creveld: even in Hell, Hitler has news for us

Martin van Creveld warns that “The Fourth Reich is Rising”

Dareen Tatour - poetry is not a crime

Summary: This is is a powerful article by Israel's most distinguished historian. He describes a example of a large and growing injustice. He describes a historic wrong turn by a nation created with such great hopes. "The Fourth Reich is Rising" By Martin van Creveld. From his website, 19 October 2017. Re-posted with his generous … Continue reading Martin van Creveld warns that “The Fourth Reich is Rising”

How “The Dictator’s Handbook” can help us reform America

The Dictator's Handbook

Summary: Here Martin van Creveld reviews one of the most interesting recent books about politics. It is of great relevance as the Second Republic (built on the Constitution) slowly dies. Harsh insights are needed to save it, or perhaps to build a better Third Republic on its ruins.   "Book of the Month" The Dictator's … Continue reading How “The Dictator’s Handbook” can help us reform America

Comforting words from Martin van Creveld about nuclear war

Nuclear Kraken

Summary: Martin van Creveld discusses one of my big fears -- nuclear war. He paints a comforting picture. Let's hope his logic proves correct, and that the forces of irrationality do not take the stage. As they have so often in history.   "My Meeting with Mr. X." By Martin van Creveld. From his website, … Continue reading Comforting words from Martin van Creveld about nuclear war